oa De Rebus - Contingency fees: why not? (328B)

Volume 1985, Issue 212
  • ISSN : 0250-0329



It seems a pity that E A L Lewis in his work Legal ethics (I ed) should, under the heading: ""Contingent fees entirely unprofessional"" did not, instead of simply referring to a few cases decided between 1920 and 1927, examine the basis of the prohibition and consider whether the contingent fee contractis is not perhaps a sound one. After all, it appears to function effectively in the United States of America and there are moves afoot for its introduction in the United Kingdom.

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